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Snap Inc. is a camera company. They believe that reinventing the camera represents their greatest opportunity to improve the way people live and communicate. Their products empower people to express themselves, live in the moment, learn about the world, and have fun together.

Snapchat is the camera used by millions of people every day to Snap with family, watch Stories from friends, see events from around the world, and explore expertly curated content from top publishers. In short, they are a passionate team working hard to build the best platform in the world for communication and storytelling.

They are looking for a Data Scientist to join their Perception team at Snap Inc! Their team builds products that help the Snapchat camera intelligently understand the world. Working from their New York City office, you will use data to help the team understand what is working, what to improve, and what gaps they have. Partnering with Product, Design, and Engineering, you will be a core member in driving their overall roadmap and long-term strategy

What You’ll Do

  • Use your quantitative skill sets to present data in an organized way that goes beyond the numbers and articulates how Snapchat Users interact with their products
  • Set product goals, design and evaluate experiments, monitor the health of their products and understand changes to their KPIs
  • Partner with Product, Design, and Engineering to influence and inform their roadmap, strategy, and product launches
  • Exploratory analysis that influences longer-term thinking including understanding how their products impact the broader ecosystem and user behavior trends

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with high attention to detail
  • Strong statistical knowledge
  • Ability to initiate and drive projects to completion with minimal guidance
  • A team player who can collaborate with engineers, product managers, designers, and other cross-functional teams

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in math, statistics, computer science, or other quantitative fields
  • 3+ years of experience in quantitative analysis & data science or a related field
  • Fluency in SQL or other big data querying language

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master or Ph.D. degree in math, statistics, computer science, or other quantitative fields
  • Experience with causal inference techniques, experimental design and/or A/B testing
  • Experience with analytical packages such as SciPy or R
  • Experience with a programming language, such as Python
  • Experience in a product-focused role at a social media and/or mobile technology company

At Snap, they believe that having a team of diverse backgrounds and voices working together will enable them to create innovative products that improve the way people live and communicate. Snap is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and committed to providing employment opportunities regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other protected classification, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please don’t be shy and contact them at accommodations-ext@snap.com.

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